Easy outfit ideas for when you’re running late

We have all hit the snooze button way too many times in a row and realized that we are running late. In such moments, deciding what to wear can really stress us out, but this doesn’t have to be! When it comes to being under time pressure, it’s important to go for basic pieces that every woman has in her wardrobe.

To help you out in having easier smoother mornings, I have rounded up four outfit ideas that you can put together when you are running late. These pieces required little thought pairing them together. From shirts that don’t need ironing to classic jeans and bright accessories – putting together the perfect outfit in under 5 minutes has never been easier!

Keep reading for easy outfit ideas for when you’re running late.


This is by far the best choice for an easy outfit when you are running late. Always always have a couple of nice dresses that fit you well (preferably with eye catching patterns or elegant cuts). This is the easiest outfit you can ever put together, all you need is the dress and a pair of classic shoes. You can already see that they are my favorite go-to outfit!


Embroidered bomber jackets can make even the simplest outfits super cool. Take your comfiest white tee and pair of jeans and you’re done! Add a choker for the 90s cool girl vibe and you are read to conquer the day.


If you want to take it up a notch, replace the bomber with a moto leather jacket and the tee with a shirt (that doesn’t require ironing). The leather jacket and the shirt are key pieces that you should definitely have in your wardrobe. Put them together and you will have a badass vibe all day, inside and outside.

What is your favorite go-to easy outfit when you’re running late?

Looking for a bit more color? Break the black & white combo with bright accessories! Go for a stripped top paired with jeans and bright red laced-up flats.

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